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Tax Return Service

Don't leave money with the tax man.

The tax system is so complex that many Public Sector employees don't realise when they are entitled to a refund.

You may think your circumstances are ‘straightforward’ but you can make overpayments in tax without even realising it.

Why do Public Sector employees overpay in tax?

Common reasons for overpayments in tax include:

1.     Married couples not sharing credits and cut off points correctly

2.     Pension/Salary Protection policies – where not deducted through salary

3.     Incorrect deductions in tax due to human error

4.     Circumstances changing e.g. if you were recently married, had a child or changed jobs

5.     Accumulations of unclaimed reliefs, e.g. loan interest relief, medical expenses, tuition fees, employment expenses (known as "flat rate expenses in the Public Sector"), etc.

You can claim back tax returns for a period of up to 4 years. If you haven’t been filing your returns every year then you could be due back a substantial amount of money!

Are you retired?

You may be due a tax refund!

Regardless of the fact that you are no longer in employment, you may still be due a tax refund.

What's more, as your circumstances change in retirement you also need to ensure you remain tax compliant. Often your tax situation becomes more complex in retirement than when you were working, so filing your annual tax return becomes more important than ever.

Your tax considerations in retirement include:

  • The additional tax credits available
  • Refunds available due to changes in income level
  • Reallocation of tax bands between you and your spouse
  • How you can maximise your tax free lump sum
  • Your requirement to pay PRSI and USC in retirement
  • The most tax efficient way to draw down money from an Approved Retirement Fund (ARF).

Are you self-employed?

You could save money on Tax.  

You are obliged to file a tax return every year, by the 31st October.

Ensure you don't miss out on any tax credits or allowable expenses that may reduce your tax bill when filing your return...

Are you a landlord?

You could save money on Tax. 

You are obliged to file a tax return every year, by the 31st October.

Ensure you don't miss out on any tax credits or allowable expenses that may reduce your tax bill when filing your return...